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sexysheep Feb 8, 2010 03:16 PM

Does anyone have any suggestions for Turkish Food in the North East or South East?
thx

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    jeff_pdx RE: sexysheep Feb 8, 2010 05:06 PM

    I have a colleague from Turkey who will emphatically tell anyone who asks this question, "There is no real Turkish food in Portland." He recommends Ya Hala, though, as the Middle Eastern restaurant that comes the closest.

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      cheeseisheaven RE: sexysheep Feb 8, 2010 06:21 PM

      Please anyone from Sahara's in Brooklyn...open in Portland!!! I do miss Turkish swordfish kebabs.

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        JillO RE: cheeseisheaven Feb 8, 2010 08:13 PM

        I miss Sahara's too. "Let's MEAT at Sahara." ;o)

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        cheeseisheaven RE: sexysheep Feb 25, 2011 05:58 PM

        A Turkish food truck just open in the Havana Cafe spot on Division...

        1. pleen RE: sexysheep Mar 21, 2011 09:15 AM

          We stopped by a Turkish food cart on SW 4th & Hall:
          http://www.foodcartsportland.com/2010...

          The owner is Turkish and was also offering cooking classes! While you are there, take $4 and hand it to the owners of Dosirak in exchange for some of the most delicious gyoza (dumplings) I've ever had!

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            nkeane RE: sexysheep Mar 21, 2011 10:12 PM

            there is this guy: http://secretkebab.com/

            I can say that they taste pretty damn good, but delivery time does take it's toll on pita quality so keep that in mind.

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              Nettie RE: nkeane Mar 23, 2011 11:40 AM

              I haven't tried Secret Kebab yet, but I have to say his twitter feed is awesome. For example, one of my favorites recently:
              "I am for the market!! Which kind of green leafs you wil want on kebab this night?! Lettuce I wil not in winter!! Strong leafs only!!"

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